Ben is filipino motivational speaker and a seasoned executive who brings with him over 20 years’ experience in the various cross-functional disciplines of General Management, Operations, Corporate Planning, Sales & Marketing, and Business Development. He has occupied Senior Executive positions in some of the biggest multinational and local conglomerates in the Philippines, involved in a wide range of industries such as manufacturing and exporting, shipping, manning, insurance, business process outsourcing, hotels, property management and development, and global merchandise trading.

He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the Philippines, in Diliman, where he also obtained his MBA. He also has earned a year’s coursework toward a degree in Master of Science in Industrial Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific, and he has taken units in his studies for a Master of Science degree in Information Technology.

He is a U.S. Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner, a management tool widely-used by Fortune 500 Companies and world-class celebrities and athletes who have distinguished themselves by achieving excellence in their respective fields on a consistent basis.

Ben’s trainings are distinguished and distinctive because he integrates the depth and breadth of his rich corporate experience in a variety of industries, and his extensive academic trainings in Engineering, Business, Economics, and Information Technology --- with the time-proven and globally-accepted technologies of NLP.

At present, Ben is the Managing Director of Amplius Management Consultancy.

His Clients include the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Convergys, Sykes, PLDT, Smart Communications, HSBC, Banco De Oro, Aboitiz Transport System, Cebuana Lhuillier, JobsDB Philippines, Mannasoft Technology Corporation, Schaefer Systems International, Legend Villas Hotel, Armadillo Holdings, Revlon, AXA Philippines, Sun Life Financials, First Life Financial Corporation, Generali Pilipinas Life Insurance Company, FPD Asia Property Services, Usana Health Sciences, The Coffee Experience, Shipserv, Galing Pilipino Movement, Greenhills Christian Fellowship, Bread From Heaven Community Church, Compassion International, Philippine Children’s Ministries Network, East Asian Pastoral Institute, Schools, and NGOs, among others.

He has contributed articles to the critically-acclaimed publication Newsbreak Magazine on business and economic topics. His expertise on management consulting and training, using NLP, has also been featured in a 4-Part Interview Series on the broadsheet The Philippine Star, and on the popular local blogsite “Our Awesome Planet”.

Ben has been interviewed on TV and Radio, such as on Radio Veritas, “Open House with Gerry Cornejo” (over the GNN Channel of the Destiny Cable), “Trabaho Panalo with Jasmin Romero” and “Todo Todo Walang Preno with Ariel Ureta and Winnie Cordero” (both over DZMM and over Channel 26 over the Skycable Network), and “Mom Works with Maricel Laxa-Pangilinan” (Lifestyle Channel).

At present, he is a regular monthly columnist for the Working Mom magazine on NLP and its various applications for life and work.

"Ben is a delightful presenter and skilled practitioner of NLP. He has a tremendous enthusiasm for learning and it shows when he takes his learning and puts it into practice. I have no doubt that learning from Ben is a rewarding experience."

Adam Reynolds
NLP Trainer and Coach
NLP Comprehensive and The NLP Institute of California

"Ben has a strong command of NLP and really 'walks the talk' - he is committed to helping others use the tools in practical, every-day ways. His enthusiasm and engaging style make it fun, too!"

Lisa Olcese
Communications Specialist & Leadership Coach